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The Resource Ugetsu, Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi, (DVD)

Ugetsu, Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi, (DVD)

Label
Ugetsu
Title
Ugetsu
Statement of responsibility
Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi
Contributor
Composer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
In sixteenth century Japan a village potter and his brother-in-law set out for the city to seek their fortunes in the spoils of war. Their neglected wives suffer the bitter consequences of their husbands' ambition as one is murdered by soldiers and the other is raped and becomes a prostitute
Member of
Cataloging source
GZM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Kazuo Miyagawa ; editor, Mitsuzo Miyata ; composer, Fumio Hayasaka
Dewey number
791.43/75
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.U35 2005
PerformerNote
Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Kinuyo Tanaka, Sakae Ozawa, Mitsuko Mito
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1956
  • 1734-1809
  • 1906-1985
  • 1899-1985
  • 1909-1991
  • 1914-1955
  • 1924-
  • 1909-1977
  • 1911-1973
  • 1912-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mizoguchi, Kenji
  • Ueda, Akinari
  • Nagata, Masaichi
  • Kawaguchi, Matsutarō
  • Yoda, Yoshikata
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Kyo, Machiko
  • Tanaka, Kinuyo
  • Mori, Masayuki
  • Ozawa, Sakae
  • Mito, Mitsuko
  • Shindō, Kaneto
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Daiē, Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
Runtime
97
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
309
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Ambition
  • Historical films
  • War films
  • Feature films
  • Fiction films
  • Motion pictures
  • Japanese language films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ugetsu, Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on the stories of Akinari Ueda
  • Documentary (disc 2) called: Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director; directed by Kaneto Shindo (1975)
  • Special features: Audio commentary by renowned critic, filmmaker, and festival programmer Tony Rayns ; Two Worlds Interwined--a new 14 min. appreciation of Ugetsu by director Masahiro Shinoda ; Process and Production--a new 20 min. video interview with Tokuzo Tanaka, first assistant director on Ugetsu ; Ten min. video interview with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa, from 1992 ; and theatrical trailers
Accompanying material
1 book (69 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. Ugetsu (97 min.) -- Disc. 2. Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director (150 min.)
Control code
ocm62326862
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (97 min.)
Isbn
9780780030305
Isbn Type
(disc 1)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429209325
Other physical details
sd., b&w (disc 1) and col. (disc 2)
Publisher number
UGE020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62326862
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ugetsu, Daiei Film Production, Ltd. ; a Kenji Mizoguchi film ; producer, Masaichi Nagata ; original story by Akinari Ueda ; screenplay, Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda ; director, Kenji Mizoguchi, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on the stories of Akinari Ueda
  • Documentary (disc 2) called: Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director; directed by Kaneto Shindo (1975)
  • Special features: Audio commentary by renowned critic, filmmaker, and festival programmer Tony Rayns ; Two Worlds Interwined--a new 14 min. appreciation of Ugetsu by director Masahiro Shinoda ; Process and Production--a new 20 min. video interview with Tokuzo Tanaka, first assistant director on Ugetsu ; Ten min. video interview with cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa, from 1992 ; and theatrical trailers
Accompanying material
1 book (69 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. Ugetsu (97 min.) -- Disc. 2. Kenji Mizoguchi: the life of a film director (150 min.)
Control code
ocm62326862
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (97 min.)
Isbn
9780780030305
Isbn Type
(disc 1)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429209325
Other physical details
sd., b&w (disc 1) and col. (disc 2)
Publisher number
UGE020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62326862
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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